Weather in May
signals a shift in weather patterns as the Northern Mariana Islands
approach the cusp of the wet season. Despite the proximity to the wetter months, the weather remains relatively consistent across different locations within the territory.
The temperature in May ranges from 77°F to 85°F, representing one of the warmer periods of the year. The rainfall, although still within the bounds of the dry season, begins to increase, hinting at the impending wet season that starts in July
Comparing May to April
, there is a mild increase in both temperature and precipitation. As the islands transition into June
, one can anticipate further warming and a more marked rise in rainfall. Despite these changes, May still offers generally comfortable weather conditions, with the continued absence of typhoons or other severe weather phenomena, characteristic of the dry season in the Northern Mariana Islands.
- Saipan - May »
The months with the highest UV index are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. In Saipan in May, the average water temperature is 82.4°F.
- Rota - May »
On the last day of the month, in Rota sunrise is at 5:49 am and sunset at 6:43 pm ChST. In Rota in May, the average water temperature is 82.4°F.
- Tinian International Airport - May »
In Tinian International Airport during the entire year, the rain falls for 247 days and collects up to 79.21" of precipitation. February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Tinian International Airport, Northern Mariana Islands.